Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 207 211
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +73
Permanent jobs citing Games 33 34 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.63% 0.64% 1.11%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.80% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 81
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +24.14%
10th Percentile £23,350 £24,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,784 1,893 2,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 33.80% 35.58% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,408 1,436 2,392
Surrey median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -1.10% +1.11%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -12 11 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Farnham -10 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Whyteleafe - 4 £47,500 - 1
Woking +8 1 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) .NET
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 14 (42.42%) MVC
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) WCF
5 12 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (30.30%) OO
7 8 (24.24%) Internet
7 8 (24.24%) Google
7 8 (24.24%) CQRS
7 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 8 (24.24%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (21.21%) Unreal Engine
8 7 (21.21%) Animation
8 7 (21.21%) C++
9 6 (18.18%) Android
10 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (15.15%) Node.js
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
11 4 (12.12%) Python

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) Maya
2 2 (6.06%) Mudbox
2 2 (6.06%) ZBrush
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (3.03%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Google Play
3 3 (9.09%) AdWords
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.06%) Slack
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.03%) Dropbox
5 1 (3.03%) GitHub
5 1 (3.03%) Google Drive
5 1 (3.03%) npm
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) Xcode
4 1 (3.03%) Bower
4 1 (3.03%) gulp
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Digital Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Junior
4 3 (9.09%) Account Manager
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Games Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Junior Account Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PPC Account Manager
4 3 (9.09%) PPC Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Programmer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Games Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Games Developer
5 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Games Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
1 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 12 (36.36%) WCF
3 7 (21.21%) Unreal Engine
4 5 (15.15%) Node.js
5 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (12.12%) Ninject
5 4 (12.12%) REST
6 3 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) DirectX
8 1 (3.03%) JSON
8 1 (3.03%) Middleware
8 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.21%) Animation
3 4 (12.12%) iPhone
4 3 (9.09%) Social Media
5 2 (6.06%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.06%) PlayStation
5 2 (6.06%) State Machine
5 2 (6.06%) Xbox
6 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (3.03%) Online Games
6 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) TDD
3 12 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
3 12 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 10 (30.30%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) CQRS
6 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
6 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.09%) Game Development
7 3 (9.09%) Kanban
7 3 (9.09%) Pay per click
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (9.09%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (6.06%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) C++
3 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.06%) HLSL
5 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Sony
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Canon
4 1 (3.03%) Capita